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educator , Psychologist , writer

Philip Howard Gray, American former psychologist, writer, educator. Decorated EAME medal Central Europe and Rhineland Campaigns, Victory medal World War II, Presidential Unit citation, Ardennes-Alsace Army Occupation medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation; recipient numerous research grants.


Gray, Philip Howard was born on July 4, 1926 in Cape Rosier, Maine, United States. Son of Asa and Bernice (Lawrence) Gray.


Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1958;Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, 1960.


Assistant professor department psychology Montana State University, Bozeman, 1960—1965, associate professor, 1965—1975, professor, 1975—1992. Retired, 1992

Visiting professor University Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, 1968-1970, University New Hampshire, 1965, University Montana, 1967, 74, Tufts University, 1968, University Connecticut, 1971. President Montana Psychological Association, 1968-1970 (helped write Montana licensing law for psychologists).

Chairman Montana Board Psychologist Examiners, 1972-1974. Speaker science and genealogical meetings on ancestry of the United States presidents. Presenter, instructor graduate course on serial killers and the psychopathology of murder.

Founder Badger Press of Montana, 1998. With United States Army, 1944-1946.



Fellow: American Psychological Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Research on Aggression, American Psychological Society. Member: Sons of the American Revolution (trustee 1989, vice president Sourdough chapter 1990, president 1991—2006, vice president general intermountain district 1997-1998, president state society 1998-1999, trustee since 2001, vice president general intermountain district 2003-2004, 2007-2008), National Rifle Association (life), Order of the Crown of Charlemagne, Gallatin County Genealogical Society (charter, president 1991-1993), National Genealogical Society, 78th Division Veterans Association (life), Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge World War II (life), New England History Genealogical Society, Deer Isle-Stonington History Society, Flagon and Trencher, Order Descendants Colonial Physicians and Chirugiens, International Society Human Ethology, Descendants Illegitimate Sons and Daughters of Kings of Britain, Bozeman Rifle and Pistol Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting folk art, first and signed editions of novels, pistol shooting.


Married Iris McKinney, December 31, 1954. Children: Cindelyn Gray Eberts, Howard.

Asa Gray

Bernice (Lawrence) Gray

Iris McKinney

Cindelyn Gray Eberts Gray

Howard Gray